Chesterfield


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Chesterfield,

city (1991 pop. 73,352) and district, Derbyshire, central England. An important industrial center, Chesterfield produces mining equipment, railroad cars, metal products, glass, and pottery. Of interest are the Stephenson Memorial Hall (named in honor of the inventor George StephensonStephenson, George,
1781–1848, British engineer, noted as a locomotive builder. He learned to read and write in night school at the age of 18, while working in a colliery.
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, who lived and is buried there), the 16th-century grammar school, and the 14th-century church with a twisted spire.

Chesterfield

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Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield. 1694--1773, English statesman and writer, noted for his elegance, suavity, and wit; author of Letters to His Son (1774)

Chesterfield

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an industrial town in N central England, in Derbyshire: famous 14th-century church with twisted spire. Pop.: 70 260 (2001)
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At the spot where we saw the last of the Dunlop tire it might equally have led to Holdernesse Hall, the stately towers of which rose some miles to our left, or to a low, gray village which lay in front of us and marked the position of the Chesterfield high road.
Then, in the gloom, we saw the two side-lamps of a trap light up in the stable-yard of the inn, and shortly afterwards heard the rattle of hoofs, as it wheeled out into the road and tore off at a furious pace in the direction of Chesterfield.
Reuben Hayes was arrested at Chesterfield, on my information, at eleven o'clock last night.
When, however, the dictionary was nearly done, Lord Chesterfield let it be known that he would be pleased to have it dedicated to him.
any King or Queen may make a Lord, but only the Devil himself--and the Graces--can make a Chesterfield.
The man-eatin' Papuans had me once, but they are Chesterfields compared to this crowd.
The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified firms to provide Actuarial Services relating to the Supplemental Retirement Program for Employees of Chesterfield County Public Schools ( CCPS ).
CHESTERFIELD 1 Hird 86 WALSALL 0 DEAN SMITH admitted his team had been floored by a "sucker-punch" after Chesterfield grabbed a late victory.
6) million tourism development, that will bring more than 1,300 jobs to Chesterfield in Derbyshire, has been announced by UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
Bar Louie Chesterfield is conveniently located in the Chesterfield Valley Square near Galaxy 14 Cine.
com)-- In June, The National Association of Counties (NACo) awarded Chesterfield County, VA two 2014 Achievement Awards for its programs, "Managing Fleet Environmental Wastes to Mitigate Our Impacts" and "Sustainable Fleet Vehicle Replacement Program," in the category of Environmental Protection and Energy.
THE last four winners of the Football League Trophy have been League One sides but Chesterfield can strike a blow for League Two by beating Peterborough at Wembley today.

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